The Guardian: Farc ends ceasefire after air raid kills 26 leftist rebels in Colombia attack

Rebel leaders say they will continue peace talks to end 50-year conflict despite government-ordered retaliatory raids on guerrilla camps

Colombia’s largest rebel group has ended a unilateral ceasefire after 26 guerrillas were killed in a government air raid, but the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or Farc, said they would continue peace talks aimed at ending the country’s 50-year internal conflict.

“We deplore the joint attack of the air force, the army and the police ...against a camp of the 29 Front of the Farc,” a rebel communiqué said.

“It was not in our plans to suspend the unilateral and indefinite ceasefire...but the incoherence of the Santos government has achieved that,” the Farc said, blaming continued offensives on their fighters for the end to the ceasefire.

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FARC Suspends Cease-Fire With Colombia After Bombing Raid -- WSJ
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